ERIC Number: EJ743146
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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Intellectual and Physical Disabilities in Prehistory and Early Civilization
Mental Retardation: A Journal of Practices, Policy and Perspectives, v42 n3 p195-208 2004
This paper is focused on three basic questions: The first concerns when specific disabilities first appeared during human evolution. The second question has to do with causes of disabilities. The third question concerns social responses to people with disabilities. Discussions on each of the issues are presented.
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Evolution, Mental Retardation, Etiology, Attitudes toward Disabilities, World History, Disabilities, Social Attitudes
American Association on Mental Retardation. P.O. Box 7065, Lawrence, KS 66044-7065. Tel: 785-843-1235; Fax: 785-843-1274; e-mail: AJMR@allenpress.com; Web site: http://www.aamr.org/Periodicals/index.shtml.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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